Detroit police seek man who set off fireworks inside gas station on city’s west side

Man released fireworks before running away, police say

Detroit police search for man in setting off fireworks in gas station
Detroit police search for man in setting off fireworks in gas station

DETROIT – Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man who set off fireworks inside a gas station in the 19800 block of West McNichols Road.

Detroit police said the man walked into the gas station at about 9:45 p.m. on Sept. 3. A surveillance video showed the man lighting a box of fireworks before running out of the building.

No injuries were reported, officials said. The fireworks reportedly caused damage to the ceiling tiles inside the business.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department at 313-595-7194 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.

Detroit police are searching for a man they say set off fireworks in a gas station on West McNichols Road. (WDIV)

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DeJanay Booth joined WDIV as a web producer in July 2020. She previously worked as a news reporter in New Mexico before moving back to Michigan.